Development Services

Medical Marijuana Ordinance

Under City ordinance, medical marijuana businesses—including dispensaries, cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, and laboratory testing—are allowed to operate in Long Beach by meeting several requirements. Medical marijuana businesses must be issued a City of Long Beach business license prior to operating, as well as a State license under the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act. 

For more information, contact the Code Enforcement Bureau at (562) 570-CODE (2633) or Susana Sun-Stephan, Combination Building Inspector, at (562) 570-6740.